The Office Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will be a place where students have the ability to not only have a safe place to interact with peers, but also a place for them to learn how to advocate, train, and organize. A major part of the office will be the implantation of a student driven organization that will assist with the dissemination of program

Program staff will be responsible for tracking service usage by requiring all students to sign-in using a kiosk style sign-in system. Services will include, but are not limited to:

  • Advocacy – Advocating for diversity, equity, and inclusion for students who may not feel as if they have a voice.
  • Training – Provide relevant training to create a climate of inclusion to include trainings such as Safe Zone and Ally Training.
  • Workshops and Outreach Events – Such events will be designed to educate the TSU community about diversity and how we can all work together to create an inclusive environment.
  • Study and Meeting Space – Maintain a safe environment for students to meet and study.
  • Lending Library – Curate literature that represents and celebrates diversity.

Students who will benefit from such services include but are not limited to:

  • LGBTQ+ Students
  • Women
  • Students with Disabilities
  • Students from various religious backgrounds
  • Students from culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Students from historically underrepresented populations
  • Veterans
  • Non-traditional Students (i.e. age, parents, etc.)